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  • Packaging Supervisor

  • Thunder Creek Pork - Moose Jaw
  • October 17, 2018

Department: Production

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Position title: Production

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Position Description

The Packaging Supervisor is responsible for accomplishing manufacturing results by leading and coordinating daily operational aspects of the production facility.  The incumbent evaluates day-to-day operations within these departments to optimize safety, productivity, efficiency and quality to meet the organizational goals and customer needs.


  • Ensure all employees are using personal safety equipment & following safety procedures.
  • Accomplishes human resource objectives by selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching for support and providing constructive discipline; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job contributions; adhering to policies and procedures.
  • Direct responsibility for the following sub-production areas: end of production lines, palletizing, sundry room, cryovac and box room.
  • Regularly coordinates with Cut-Floor Supervisor to maintain accuracy in dynamic Production demands.
  • Maintain and improve quality by establishing and enforcing organizational GMP standards as well as CFIA regulations.
  • Coordinates with Quality Assurance to ensure all scales and labels are checked for quality and accuracy.
  • Maintain and suggest improvements to work flow processes by monitoring processes, providing analysis and implementing cost reduction strategies while fostering a spirit of cooperation between departments.
  • Provide continuous improvement feedback to applicable departments to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Consistently meet customer requirements regarding quality and packaging specifications.
  • Responsible to ensure optimal efficiencies and targets are being met.
  • Communicates regularly with all departments to ensure facility, machines and lines are running at optimum levels and maximum quality.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Familiar with WorkSafe Saskatchewan regulations.
  • Assists in all safety related issues (investigations, return to work plan management.

Position Requirements

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a meat processing facility or manufacturing environment.
  • Progressive knowledge of business and management principles (production operations, budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources).
  • Working knowledge of WorkSafe Saskatchewan regulations.
  • Ability to self-direct, set goals, motivate employees and create accountability.
  • Organized and ability to adhere to deadlines.
  • Analytical based Problem-Solving Skills
  • Critical-Thinking Skills
  • Excellent communication skills – written/spoken.

We appreciate those who apply; however, only candidates selected to proceed to the next phase of the recruitment process will be contacted.

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